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Apr 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, very pleasing show. former president jimmy carter is joining us in what i assume is a late night comedy first. we're going to be talking about guinea worms. they are like the gummy worm that eats you. [ laughter ] comedy gold! [laughter] lately, if you've been watching the television or reading the newspapers, you may have noticed the federal government thanks to dead lock in inertia and what many analysts are calling fatheadedness is not really doing anything when it comes to governing, yeah governing. [ laughter ] but the states are picking up the slack. yes, the meth laboratories of democracy are hard at work tackling all of our nation's most important and pressing issues as we see in our state laws round-up. [cheers and applause] oh, yeah! let's put up the big board! [laughter] let's do it. [ laughter. laugh. [cheers and applause] yes, virginia and sodomy because v.a. is for lovers of missionary position. [laughter] >> the republican nominee for governor in virginia has come out against oral sex and anal sex, not just the gay kind, the married consenting adult variety as with the. >
Apr 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
women. that was a un convention and signed by then president jimmy carter. anybody remember jimmy carter? it's never been ratifyed in the u.s. senate and states have ratified it, signed it with the exception of the united states, so in 1998 women of san francisco said that is not good enough. we're going to create our own ordinance reflecting this international bill of rights for women. next slide. so in terms of work place you will hear a little bit more from our policy director ann lehmas who is going to step in for someone who had a last minute something come up but we launched this initiative together with cal vert investments and a human rights monitoring organization to help our employers create gender equitable work places, and for that work ann and i went to miland italy to receive an award from the italian government for the international work life balance award. we also work for working mothers. we working on lactation accumulations and guidelines in what employers have to do with moms and accommodating them and we're are putting together a brochure on family leave
Apr 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
of the ausn symphony. jimmy carter. one page. [laughter] there are many more in the book. an interesting character. there is little doubt that he favored the palesti t i also believe he was genuinely committed to israel surviving and cursing. once for example when israel was in danger of attack he provided the israelis with top-secret defense equipment which he did not even share with any of his close allies. that is all about him for the moment. ronald reagan, he made sure he could -- during world war ii, his job was to process films taken by u.s. army cameramen. one of the new stones showed a concentration camp. he took a copy of this home and kept it. at a dinner for a movie producer and his wife were guests, they expressed their belief that atrocities were allied -- bill clinton. several years before he became president his friend and baptist minister predicted that he would become president. that's interesting. he said when he did god would never forgive him if he didn't stand by israel. one of the many things clinton did to help israel was to work exhaustively with arafat to agree
Apr 6, 2013 6:00pm EDT
was -- she's another one that i feel confident that jimmy carter could never have been elected president had it not been for his mother. the reason i say that is that from her earliest days, she was totally open-minded on race. and in south georgia, that was not an easy thing. jimmy carter said that his mother -- he said, my mother had no -- knew no color line. and that was implanted in him. his father was a classic georgia segregationist who died before the supreme court decision. her -- she was a great baseball fan. her great hero in 1947, that early, was jackie robinson. now in plains, georgia, that was not a popular hero. but that's how strongly she felt about the racial equality and tolerance. and without that, he could not have been nominated, much less elected. >> james earl carter sr., what was he like? >> he was a very successful peanut warehouseman and farmer. very much a man of his place and his time. he was very glad that his son went to annapolis. that was jimmy carter's dream from the time he was 6 years old, which was quite amazing. earl carter was a leading man in his little
Apr 28, 2013 6:30am EDT
, maybe you could give us more information on jimmy carter sent you kind of -- >> jimmy carter, the very strange thing about jimmy carter, he organized a group called the elders it and, of course, it seems incredible to me that the elders is horrific, phony, russian propaganda that is so anti-jewish answer and israel. and this group that's supposed to sit by and help jews among others in the middle east, has a horrific name. it seems that he is so, if you're very sympathetic towards him use a the man is the underdog, which, of course, israel was, the jews were for so long. but he seems very much pro-palestinian without really being anti-israel or anti-jewish. i know he put the book, he wrote a book in which he made a mistake. he admitted that was a mistake. but i honestly think from reading a lot about him and what he did come is that he is very much, it's a very difficult position to be in, very much pro-israel and pro-palestinian but with a bias going towards the arabs. i'm sure many of you would disagree with me and you may be right. >> i have a couple questions. during the rolion and
Apr 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the media doesn't talk about the legacy. when you have some really nice presidents like jimmy carter coming here to praise bush, and you know, we did up an ad as code pink to put out in the papers here, and the papers refused to run our ad. so you have this whitewashing of the bush legacy, and it paves the way for another bush to come in. >> john: i think so. i think jim agrees with me that jeb would never be president of this country. med e a benjamin, author of "drone warfare," i could talk about this with you all night. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> john: it could be possible to squeeze out a laugh today.. converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. (vo) later tonight current tv is the place for compelling true storie
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Apr 5, 2013 1:00pm PDT
jimmy carter was president. and now this from the "associated press." saying the weakness may signal some companies are worried about deep government spending, sequestration cuts, even though the bulk of the cuts have yet to kick in. harry reid also citing the cuts saying, quote, only congress can undo the serious effects of republicans harsh austerity. but no mention of the hike in the payroll tax which is blamed for consumers clamping down on spending, or a chamber of commerce study survey fining the healthcare law is now the biggest concern of and for employers. to market watcher craig smith on separating the fact from fiction. is it government spending slowing down because of sequestration? or is it consumers not spending? >> well, you and i both know what it is, eric. this is what is funny. i watched you talk about it on "the five" in december. i've watched the fox business anchors, talk about it, that when you go to raise taxes on the top 2% of american people, you are going to lose jobs, and guess what? we're seeing that slowdown right now eric. >> right. let me just jump in h
Apr 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
- profile americans. such as former presidents bill clinton and jimmy carter. the u-s senate and house have passed a measure aimed at ending the air traffic controller furloughs which caused widespread delays this week. controllers had to take unpaid furlough days because of forced federal spending cuts. the measure gives the department of transportation flexibility in dealing with the forced budget cuts. and also allows the f-a-a to continue operations at 149- control towers which had been slated to close. the measure now goes to president obama for his signature. some democrats complain, the new bill is a band-aid for one agency and does not address the overall threats the across -the -board cuts pose to the economy. and to programs affecting children, seniors and the poor. >> jacqueline: 80s expected in cupertino. 80s in danville antioch, livermore. 70's for the east bay shore. 61 in ocean beach. as we take a look at your extended forecast. as for go towards next week, monday will log all of. but a big warm up. stay tuned to see the updates on that. >> pam: demolition of the dome theater
Apr 15, 2013 4:30am EDT
american journalists in 2009 and hits grandfather reached a nuclear agreement with former president jimmy carter for the clinton white house. critics warn that north korea has broke every past promise to disarm. >> this has been going on for decad decades. a cycle and false hope that somehow the north koreans would give up efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. >> reporter: some experts believe there's a peaceful path out of this crisis. >> i think kim jong-un has run out of bluster. maybe it will end with a fireworks display or a whimper but he's going back in his box. >> that was nbc's andrea mitchell reporting. closer to home, it's a big week on capitol hill for immigration and gun control. florida's republican senator marco rubio managed a world wind media blitz appearing on seven programs. tracie potts has more from washington. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. he's part of that g-8 here. gang of eight coming up with a new immigration bill that we expect to be introduced on tuesday, tomorrow. it is not amnesty rubio argued on those talk shows over th
Apr 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
'll continue moe mentarial with mrs. bush delivering her remarks followed by jimmy carter, george h bush, president clinton then obama and then george w. bush. >> welcome everyone. welcome to all of our friends and family who have joined us today. be seated. welcome to all of our friends and family who have joined us today from around the country and around the world. thank you all for coming and a special welcome to president obama and michelle to president clinton and secretary clinton, to president carter and rose lynn and finally we're thrilled to have our father and mother president george h. bush and barbara bush. [ applause ] i know for the presidential families that nothing says an exciting get together more than an invitation to come see millions of documents from someone else's time in office, so thank you all very much for coming. a warm welcome to the former heads of state, the diplomatic core, the members of the united states congress and our armed forces. we're especially happy to see the familiar faces of so many of the bush cheney administration. in the united states the
Apr 29, 2013 2:00am EDT
george h.w. bush, president jimmy carter. [cheers and applause] please remain standing for the invocation by the reverend mark craig followed by the presentation of colors. >> let us pray. we have gathered here today, oh, god, to offer thanks for the life and the legacy of president and mrs. george w. bush. we thank you for their distinguished leadership to our nation. moreover, we are grateful for their moral courage and commitment to public service. oh, god, our lord, creator and sustainer, today we honor a man who genuinely believes in your quest of freedom for all. we ask that president bush and his family continue to feel the prayers and support of people all over the world who recognize his past and continued work for the expansion of freedom. we ask your blessings upon the george w. bush presidential center and all who will walk through these doors. we pray that it will serve as a beacon of hope and freedom throughout the world. we pray that it will remind each and every one of us of our nation's heroic past and generate noble insights for future leaders of our c
Apr 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
a panel featuring former president jimmy carter and former u.s. ambassador to south korea, james laney. they recount president carter's intervention in the 1974 north korean nuclear crisis. >> in 1994, the united states and other countries, as well as the international atomic energy agency in vienna, knew that between 1989 and 1991, north korea had reprocessed a small amount of plutonium. blew tonum is one of the ways you can make a nuclear weapon. the united states and the iaea support evidence by south korea and others, demanded that north korea subject itself to special inspections by the international atomic energy agency, so that the agency and the rest of the world could know precisely how much plutonium north korea had. north korea refused to allow those inspections. the u.s. had another concern. the five megawatt reactor that they had in operation had spent fuel in it that they wanted to discharge. that spent fuel, when discharged and cooled in cooling ponds, would be able to be plutonium would be able to be separated from it, and from that. five to six nuclear weapons worth of
Apr 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
or jimmy carter admire building houses, admire the clinton foundation. >> i think they do, but, for instance, jimmy carter has been called the best ex-president in history. he takes that as a rank insult because it's sort of like best restaurant in a hospital or something, you know, not something that you'd want to be if you were a good president. that has not particularly blown back on his presidential career so i think george w. bush, if he wants history to remember him well actually it may be good for him to sort of step back and let the process work its will. >> how big of a challenge is it, you know, for the president, do you think, wayne, who has, even as george w. bush has not spoken of him, has said some not flattering things about his presidency? what do you think we'll hear from president obama today. that's a little tricky line he may be walking. >> look, this is the bush crowd. this is the bush house. obama will be i think if not effusive certainly gracious in his discussion of his predecessor. that's what's going to happen here today. this is george bush's day, and
Apr 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
can only imagine. let's move to some of those profiles we saw. jimmy carter, president jimmy carter was the first president to make humans rights a cornerstone of u.s. foreign policy. tell me about your conversation with president carter. >> one of the things that interested me, he was--what he said about impunity, where he said that he varied a bit from more pure rights activists. he said he wasn't necessarily opposed to giving wretched dictators impunity if it meant that they would step down sooner. they were afraid of being prosecuted by the international criminal court, and because of that they're not willing to give up. they stay and they fight. but if you gave them impunity, and you were not going to prosecute them, they might be willing to step down sooner and save more people sooner. >> michael: it's a cut your loses type of a policy. >> yes more practical. >> michael: it seems that way. let's move to representative john lewis. he's a really spiritual man. how were you able to capture this through your photography? >> i think he simply gave it to me. we had a wonderful conve
Comedy Central
Apr 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
imagine like most expresident he's devoting himself to public service. 88-year-old jimmy carter literally pulling the last remaining guinea worms out of poor children's feet with his hands. look, what's-- what's president bush been up to? >> >> i paint two or three hours a day. ( laughter ) ( applause ) ( cheers ). >> jon: sometimes it'st seems only a gallon of paint, drown out the screams of those i've wronged. ( laughter ) plus, sometimes they let you use your fingers. ( laughter ) >> i could lay out 20 of the paintings, and you might like one. >> yeah. >> and somebody else would like another. >> but are you getting better is the question? >> i think so. but, you know, it's all in the eyes of the beholder. >> jon: sure, so, in other words, art history will be the judge. ( laughter ) ( applause ) but i love presidential libraries. you know, what are we going to find in this one? >> the george w. bush presidential library and museum sits on 23 acres of the southern methodist university campus. inside the complex, a treasure trove of more than 43,000 artifacts from the bush presidency. (
Apr 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
presidente, jimmy carter y ex presidente, bill clinton . >> ex presidente, george bush menciono la reforma migratoria y dijo que espera la aprobacion por la importancia del proyecto, no porque los republicanos teman alejarse de la comunidad hispana . >> se presentaron dibujos y cuadros, ex presidente, bill clinton dijo que esperaba un dibujo pero después que lo vio, ya no. >> un presidente controversial con biblioteca. >> sin duda . >> los dejamos con el noticiero nacional. >> buenas noches un tercer
Apr 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. bush, george h.w. bush, bill clinton and jimmy carter. politics and differences were put aside. there was no talk of the two wars that dominated george w. bush's team in the white house. >>> boston marathon bombings. boston was just the first target and that new york city was next. their mother gave her own spin. >> reporter: as bad as the boston bombing was, investigators say the suspects wanted more. an attack on new york city, tamerlan and dzhokhar tsarnaev planned. >> the boston marathon bombers had plans to travel to manhattan to detonate remaining bombs. >> reporter: commissioner kelly says the brothers had six improvised explosive devices to utah. the information came from interviewing surviving suspect in the hospital. the brother's mother says she expects the bombing scene was fake. >> there is paint instead of blood. made up something. >> reporter: her words go against everything investigators have found. sources say both the cia and fbi have been asked by russia to investigate tamerlan in 2011 before he went to russia for a visit year. those investigations have promp
Apr 25, 2013 4:00am PDT
with president barack obama, bill clinton and jimmy carter. danielle leigh joins us live. it's an historic day there, no doubt. >> reporter: richard good morning. it really is at the george w. bush museum and library looks magnificent as the sun begins to rise in dallas. the stage has been set. you can take a look. there are thousands of chairs laid out. people have been working for days getting ready for the ceremony. 8,000 people expected to attend, as you mentioned all five presidents here to honor the former president george w. bush and his legacy. this gives a thorough examination of his time in office, many of the crises he faced. for instance, the september 11th terror attacks, the war on terror, the aftermath of hurricane katrina and the financial crisis but also domestic policies that were important to him such as education and the no child left behind initiative that he established. it also allows people to really develop their opinions about this president. one of my favorite parts of this museum is the decision theater where people were given documents that the president received a
Apr 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
for the opening of the george w. bush presidential museum. he is joining the four other living presidents. jimmy carter, george h.w. bush, bill clinton and, of course, george w. bush on the campus of southern methodist university. a library and museum will feature major turning points during the second president bush's term in office. exhibits featuring the 9/11 attack, iraq and afghanistan wars. >>> a french magazine has published topless photos of the dutchess of cambridge. they announced the photographer and the publisher and they are all under vigs for breach of privacy. this is the last step in the process before formal charges can be filed. the photos were snapped last year while prince william and kate were on vacation at a beach in the south of france. >> right now, 4:50. the 49ers getting ready to get back to the super bowl. the nhl draft coming up. we'll let you know how they are trying to include you in a big day coming up. >>> what might have been. new details on how they almost traded one of the most iconic players in team history. >> say it ain't so. >> this is a no-go, not a not s
Apr 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. thousands attended the dedication and are preparing for the lighting ceremony and fireworks. jimmy carter, bill clinton and george h.w. bush joined president obama. the man of the hour, george w. thanked his parents saying it was awesome to see 41. >> the building has my name above the door, but it belongs to you. it honors the cause we serve and the country we share. for eight years you gave me the honor of serving as your president. today, i'm proud to dedicate this center to the american people. >> this becomes the nation's 13th presidential library located on the campus of southern methodist university. there's a full scale replica of the oval office. >>> in the past, we have profiled people doing big things like running million dollar nonprofits or raising thousands of dollars for charity. >> tonight's is small, but just as important. let's bring in garvin thomas. garv garvin? >> she's been a nurse for five years. they consolidated the information they keep on a white board across from the nurse's station. it left behind a large blank space. she thought it needed something. tonight i
Apr 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
president jimmy carter for the clinton white house. critics warned today that north korea has broken every past promise to disarm. >> this has been going on for decades. a cycle of confrontation, negotiation, aid and the false hope that somehow the north koreans would give up their efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and a means to deliver them. >> reporter: still, as kerry took a few moments to visit a 14th century buddhist temple in downtown tokyo and meet some local residents. >> ah! >> reporter: some experts believe there's a peaceful path out of this crisis. >> i think kim jong-un has basically run out of bluster. we're clearly in the end game now. maybe they'll end with a fireworks display. maybe just with a whimper but i think he's going back in his pocket. >> kim has not been seen publicly for two weeks. as kerry wraps up this six-nation tour, there is no sign that north korea is ready yet to stop nuclear testing or threatening its neighbors, two things it has to do before there could be direct talks with the u.s. lester? >> nbc's andrea mitchell in tokyo for us, thank you. >>> back
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
one in 14 homeowners in the area has had their home built and caught the eye of jimmy carter, he and his whif will be here to lend a hand. in oakland abc 7 news. >> absolute fabulous. >> i love what they do. >> let's talk about the weather forecast. talk about loving what we do. weather is spectacular. >> up on the roof looks like the preez kicking up a little bit. >> it feels great. it will be a beautiful day for ice crime but i had to settle for water. you can see a stunning behind me. sunshining around just a little bit. so the sea breeze is back and that is helping. it's 70 degrees. live doppler 7 you'll notice changes under way as you look to our south we're seeing fog around monterey bay and working up towards the coastline. so this is going to be a factor in our forecast heading into tuesday. check out the view from our camera. the sun sparkling on the bay. temperatures 07 as mentioned. oakland 75 degrees. it's 57 in half moon bay. all right. here are the other numbers. over downtown san francisco it's sunny there. jant rosa 80 digs right now. livermore close to 90. clear
Apr 25, 2013 2:00am PDT
people alive that know what it's like to sit in the oval chair. bush 41 and 43, jimmy carter and bill clinton. >> reporter: it's hard to remember how popular president bush was in the aftermath of 9/11. >> i can hear you. the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon. >> reporter: the fact that america was not attacked again during the bush years is a lasting legacy. so, too, is the bitter debate on whether the war on terror eroded civil liberties. he will be viewed as a wartime leader. it was the decision to invade iraq that is the most divisive. the faulty intelligence, the failure to find weapons of mass destruction formed a backdrop that the president underestimated the challenges he faced. >> this is a president who in his own time is the first to say is very unpopular. look at the republican convention, george w. bush's name was barely mentioned. >> as the economy struggles to climb back, many americans blame president bush. these issues overshadow other accomplishments, the president's place in launching a school reform movement. his work to combat aids i
Apr 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
jimmy carter y bill clinton cambia tÍo el sida en África y salvar vidas. uno de los momentos mÁs emotivos fue la presencia de su padre. quien con voz dÉbil y en silla de ruedas, dijo presente en el homenaje a su hijo mientras analistas debaten su legado y Íi serÁ la guerra iraq la que lo defina. >>> la mayorÍa dlaje la gente d que fue un error invadir iraq. en entrevista con el programa today de nbc bÁrbara bush sorprendiÓ que no quiere que su hijo jeff sea presidente ya han habido varios bush en la casa blanca. >enrique: tre tan ahora su otro hijo george dijo que se siente cÓmodo con lo que hizo en la presidencia. y la historia lo juzga. este es un gran mes para george bush su papÁ seabuelo. y ahora se inaugura este centro que abre al pÚblico el prÓximo primero de mayo. josÉ. >>> carlos botifoll ademÁs 5 dirigentes en unugar gracias. el presidente obama dice♪ to' l ♪ con l you let me down ♪ cado fondo ta la semana de la poderosa explosiÓn en west te skashxas, autoridad aÚn investigan lo que provocÓ la tragedia, hoy se hizo el servicio que elling yreligioa d
Apr 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
called sarin. facts. and by bill clinton and jimmy carter. it was at times -- anthe exhibits showcase things like the bull-horn president center in new york - after piece of steel from the south tower. >> and remember you can watch it will schoolhouse i news channel. today this afternoon we hit 70 and napa 72 napa. 71 in livermore. this weekend warmer weather is expected. drizzle up the coastline tomorrow morning. high pressure will build tamara. we will see warmer conditions to mar saturday and sunday. as take a look sla in red pictures. right along the coastline concede here will be pushing back into bay shores appears fog trochophore set for for quite a morning. by a new start scaling back pettifog in the north bay and delta. such is as everywhere else. temperatures to mar will see more 70 degree readings. 72 in palo alto. 73 in san jose. 70 to 73 in concord. 62 and san francisco and 60 in berkeley. a look shore extended forecast ahead. tamara '60s and '70s. saturday mostly '70s '80s on sundays. you can watch the weather forecasts are 247 bay area newscast on comcast's one and thre
Apr 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
a nuclear agreement with former president jimmy carter for the clinton white house. critics warn that north korea has broke every past promise to disarm. >> this has been going on for decades. a cycle of confrontation, aid, and false hope that somehow the north koreans would give up their efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. >> reporter: some experts believe there's a peaceful path out of this crisis. >> i think kim jong-un has run out of bluster. we're clearly in the end game now. maybe it will end with a fireworks display or a whimper but he's going back in his box. >> that was nbc's andrea mitchell reporting. >>> well, closer to home, it is a big week on capitol hill for immigration and gun control. florida's republican senator marco rubio managed a world wind media blitz appearing on seven programs. nbc's tracie potts has more now from washington. good morning, tracie. >> reporter: hi, betty. good morning, everyone. he's talked about both of those issues. both could end up facing a big challenge and uphill battle in the republican controlled house. for now w
Apr 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
would i love to hear some of those conversations of course jimmy carter was talking about the civil rights record and the human rights record of george w. bush in africa and he underscored there that today. he's hoping history will judge him kindly. >> in the end leaders are defined by the convictions they hold and my deepest conviction, the guiding principle of the administration is that the united states of america must strife to expand the reach of freedom. >> michael: so how will history look at this president? will he be remembered with the fondness given to f.d.r. or the vitriol of mixon. joining me now is alan lichtman, alan is joining me from washington, d.c. welcome, alan. >> thank you. >> michael: first let's hear how george w. bush summed up his own legacy. >> we expanded freedom at home by raising standards at schools and lowering taxes for everybody. [applause] that we liberated nations from dictatorship and freed people from a.i.d.s. and when our freedom came under attack we made the tough decisions required to keep the american people safe. [applause] >> michael: so i
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Apr 2, 2013 12:00am PDT
because they just re-elected jimmy carter for the third time. it is a miracle. but if you go on facebook just read what some of your liberal friends are saying. they are very partisan and very apologetic and completely out of touch with reality. >> 19% of republicans said there is nothing they disliked about their party. 37% of democrats said the same thing about their party. is that actually dangerous about the democrats? >> absolutely. there was a thing going on about our friend julian sanchez launched three or four years ago , epistemic closure. and he had a point and there is something to that everyone talking in their media bubbles and at each other have lost the idea of internal criticism. that is happening on the left right now. the right and the republican party which i will never join is having a more interesting conversation with itself right now than we have seen any party have in a really, really longtime. probably since bill clinton and the democrats started challenging the old jimmy carter orthodoxy. the more intellectual action and curse me for saying is among the conserva
Apr 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
addresses in order. it's going to be jimmy carter first and then chronologically through the senior bush, bill clinton, barack obama. it's going to be fascinating now. >> ladies and gentlemen, president jimmy carter. >> well, it's a great honor for me to be here today, and it reminds me of my favorite cartoon in the "new yorker" magazine. this little boy is looking up at his father and he says, daddy, when i grow up, i want to be a former president. well, four of us have already made that goal and one is still working on it, but it is a wonderful thing to be with the other presidents and to have a chance to address this wonderful audience. i'll be very brief and i'll be limiting my comments just to the things that i know personally that have been important for me and for george w. bush. in 2000, as some of you may remember, there was a disputed election for several weeks, and finally when president bush became president they had the inauguration in washington on schedule, and i think my wife and i were the only two volunteer democrats on the platform, and george and laura afterwards came
Apr 25, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. if the clintons have marital confusion, me and laura, really steady. jimmy carter was clean as a whistle but didn't know a lot of stuff. reagan comes along and says, carter, i can beat him. it's always knocking guy who's in there. they come out here today, hold hands. they love each other. basically each depended for his personal career and success on bashing the other guy's weakness. punching him in his bad eye. >> that's politics, though. >> here's clinton. let's take a look. here's clinton and obama paying tribute to the recent president. let's take a listen. >> i like president bush. we do a lot of speeches together and i like it when we have disagreements. he's disarmingly direct. we were having an argument over health care in one of these speeches and i went on about the german health care system. he said, i don't know a thing about the german health care system. i think he probably won the argument. >> what president clinton said is absolutely true. to know the man is to like the man. because he's comfortable in his own skin. he knows who he is. he doesn't put on any pretenses. he takes hi
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Apr 5, 2013 9:20am EDT
. item two, the labor force participation rate sunk to the lowest level since the days of jimmy carter. three, a half million people left the work force, they're gone and many of them to disability and finally, the unemployment rate, yeah, it dropped a fraction, why? because a half million people dropped out of the labor force. this is not the recovery we were promised and the stock market shows it. it will drop triple digits. "varney & company" is about to begin. gs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef bere opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll fi se good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket sence. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> all right. good morning, everyone, jobs are the headline, here is the numbers. not good. only 88,000 jobs created in march, the fewest in nine months. a half million people gave up hope and left the work force.
FOX News
Apr 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
is when former president jimmy carter is going to make his remarks. about 47 after the hour is when president george h.w. bush. bush 41 no doubt a very proud father on this day is going to address the crowd. that is really special that he is able to be here. as we know he has been in poor health and was hospitalized around thanksgiving. a 52 after the hour is when president clinton will get up and address this crowd, and then right before the top of the hour at noon eastern time is when president barack obama will take the stage, and then of course, everyone wants to know the man of the hour, george w. bush himself will take the stage at 12:13 eastern time. the 43rd president of the united states. this audience is packed with head of state, dignitaries, members of his administration, a truly spectacular day to be witnessing here in person, jon. jon: i would not want to be the person who was tasked with the seating chart for this assemblage of distinguished personnel. so the museum and the library itself, what can visitors see? >> jon it is amazing. you know the library and the museu
Apr 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
with jimmy carter, did a deal. his father sat down with bill clinton. released two prisoners. what do you think we should do? should we send jimmy carter? bill clinton? an ex-president? >> i don't want any misinterpretation of the comments that i made. somebody asked me if we're willing to talk and the answer is yes, we're willing to talk. but obviously under the right circumstances. >> under the right circumstances, could an envoy make a difference? >> not unless they indicate that they're prepared to move in the directions that everybody has made clear they need to move in. we're not going to go through the sameç cycle here. if someone visits on their own and there's some discussion and contributes a dialogue, so be it. the government to government, the government of united states has made clear what our position is. and the north korea understands full well what they need to do. not that hard. if they tend to be compliant and intend to engage in a serious negotiation, that door is open. they know what they need to do in order to do so. >> traveling with you, i know just how powerfull
Apr 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
is ronald reagan having beaten jimmy carter, and they are riding along in the car coming up to the capitol, and -- and reagan was trying to break the ice, so he's talking about his hollywood days which he always did, you know. it's all over, and afterwards jimmy carter calls up his friend who worked in hollywood for years and said who is jack warner? >> unbelievable, so they don't all have a lot in common, these guys, you know. >> we've been talking a lot about barbara bush's unexpected comments. >> i love it. >> coming out, could she be speaking of where the country is on this stuff, idea of hillary versus jeb, on the one hand, it's great, interesting, and maybe the country says, wait a minute, we're not the brits, not a monarchy. >> and there's always more than the two candidates in every election. >> that's right. >> there's the zeitgeist. bill clinton was going to win in '92. >> that's right. >> and jack kennedy was probably going to -- you knew obama would win '08. >> there are years that are very tough, like 2000 and maybe '92, tougher to call, but this really looks like a hillary ye
Apr 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
intellectual, we go with a more intellectual one. if one's too slick, we go to less slick, jimmy carter. so in a way, the president had to talk to his prepredecessor, in a 180, had to define him. >> what i think is the political take-away from today is what president obama said about immigration reform. president obama -- used a ceremonial event that is filled with pomp and history and he got down for a couple of sentences -- >> for a little bit. >> and made a sale about, immigration reform and took his hat off and said, if they do get it done, president bush will get some of the credit. >> how does that help obama? >> because it's heeasier sell f the house. >> these presidents are so different, what's so fascinating that what stood out from the obama speech is where they actually have something in common. i think putting aside everything up on the stage, the big news from today is barbara bush. it was not only her comments this morning on the "today show," it was not only about her son, jeb not running, it was about dynasties in general. >> do you think that jeb wanted his mother to say, w
Apr 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
extraordinary. you saw jimmy carter getting up and finding something really positive to say about george w. bush. about sudan, about pepfar. bill clinton, the gracefulness of all of these other leaders. what was your impression being there? >> i think somebody was passing out the sodium pentothal the past couple of days. you had george w. bush the former president say, you know dick cheney saying i don't see him much. that was a firestorm. that was a great get for him and from the former first lady, we've had enough bushes, that's like eisenhower saying about nixon, give me two weeks and i'll think something he's helped me with. that was an undercut. and wonderfully bill saying the eternal effort of former presidents to rewrite history. what an absolute statement about what this is all about. all of these lee brieres are that very thing to try to write history your way. i thought it was an amazing candor day, except for the one thing we never mentioned, which is probably the reason we didn't mention it, iraq. the word was never spoken out of courtesy. >> well, david i want to -- let me ask you a
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